For Immediate Release
|July 20, 2011||
Dominic Guadagnoli, Public Affairs Officer
Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (850) 554-6602;
USMS Headquarters Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
|U.S. Marshals Task Force Catch Fugitive Wanted in 3 Counties|
Ft. Walton Beach, FL – The U.S. Marshals
Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force from Pensacola caught up with a fugitive
who has been eluding law enforcement in 3 local area counties in the panhandle.
Angel Christopher Godinez, 19, who has outstanding warrants in Okaloosa,
Escambia and Jackson Counties, was arrested at an apartment in Ft. Walton Beach
this evening on the 500 Block of Cove Drive just after 7 p.m. As Task Force
Officers from Okaloosa and Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Offices and U. S.
Marshals approached the apartment, Godinez was seen coming out the front door.
Godinez saw the officers and slammed the door on them. The Task Force then
kicked the door in and arrested him without further incident. Godinez was found
to have about 10 grams of crack-cocaine in his pocket.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.